Funeral of Donal Barrington pictured at St. Patrick’s Church, Monkstown Co Dublin. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The former Supreme Court judge, Donal Barrington, saw the Constitition as a living, breathing document that respected the human rights of all, his fun(...)

The project to pump gas ashore from the Corrib field 80km off north Mayo was pioneered by Enterprise Ireland from 1996 and sold to Royal Dutch Shell in 2002

Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed sale of its major share in the Corrib gas field came as little surprise to residents in Erris, Co Mayo whose views are st(...)

The youth has been assessed as being unable to live independently but he is a danger to his siblings and the CFA has indicated the siblings may be removed from the family home if he returns to it. Photograph: Getty Images

A young adult who has severe autism and a history of violence and self-harm faces homelessness or his siblings being taken into care unless an agreeme(...)

The Rossport five: Michael Ó Seighin, Brendan Philbin, Willie Corduff, Vincent McGrath and Philip McGrath leaving the Four Courts after being released from prison in 2005.

As gas is flared into the skies above north Mayo, it is worth reflecting on a project that has been one of modern Ireland’s greatest scandals, a stunn(...)

Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field. It is a semi-submersible drilling unit capable of operating in harsh environments and water depth of up to 550m.

1996: Gas discovery reported 83 km off Mayo by Enterprise Energy Ireland (EEI). August 2001: Mayo County Council approved permission for an onshore(...)

Shell E&P Ireland says it welcomes the Garda Síochána’s examination of a contractor’s allegations that large quantities of alcohol were delivere(...)

A file image showing Shell employees  dismantling  a section of the Corrib gas line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo in 2005.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell E&P Ireland said today it welcomes an examination by An Garda Síochána of allegations that a contractor delivered large quantities of alcoho(...)

Protest posters outside the entrance site to the Ballinaboy, Co Mayo site in 2006 when Shell were building a processing terminal for the Corrib Gas Field.

An Garda Síochána has appointed a senior officer to examine claims a company contracted to Shell E&P Ireland delivered large quantities of alcohol(...)